LocationSanta Rosa, California United States map
Vehicle1984 Volkswagen Vanagon
MotorAdvanced DC 203-06-4001A Series Wound DC
8" dual shaft
Drivetrainstock 4 spd. manual transmission with clutch
ControllerDC Power Systems DCP-600 Raptor
Batteries20 US Battery US-125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerK and W
modified, (timed start and stop, 120 and
208/240 VAC input)
HeaterImmersion heater in heater core system
DC/DC ConverterSevcon
InstrumentationCruising Equipment E-Meter, analog motor Amps
and Volts
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
AccelerationSimilar to diesel Vanagon I believe
Range36 Miles (57 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults and lots of cargo
Curb Weight4,700 Pounds (2,136 Kilograms)
TiresSteel belted truck tires
Conversion Cost$15K
Additional FeaturesCharger safety interlock (can't energize drive with cord in charge
Easy access to all 20 batteries in box inside van.
Power brakes supplied by acoustically isolated vacuum pump.

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